Nobody said it would be easy, but did it have to be so difficult? The ‘journey’ to 2016 SATs seems to have been weighed down by controversy and a nagging sense of unpredictability
In 2013 Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, London was named National Primary School of the Year in the Pupil Premium Awards. Read their tips for success in our blog post
Parental engagement is pivotal to pupil achievement and engagement, especially at KS2. Here are 9 ridiculously easy ways to get parents to take an interest in their child's education.
We are thrilled to be featured in The Huffington Post. Patrick Hayes, Director of the British Educational Suppliers Association, described TSL as an “extremely impressive initiative."
Last week, the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) wrote an open letter to Nicky Morgan outlining their strong concerns with enforcing the Year 7 ‘progress check’
It’s one of those days that everyone remembers at school throughout their primary years. Hot weather (unless rained off), the nervousness of walking up to the sports field and the excitement
In recent years, there have been changes to the way primary schools are run. Teachers are working longer hours and not receiving the support for personal development and growth
In primary education, there are those who believe “We’re teachers of children, not teachers of subjects.” This is a popular justification for having non-specialist teachers in certain shortage subjects
On the last day of SATs week, everyone breathed a big sigh of relief and looked forward to the rest of the summer term leaving us to obsess over the data, and find the answers to our questions.
Testing season is here, bringing the inevitable stress on pupils, parents and headteachers. Nearly two-thirds of education staff believe pressure to succeed is one of the main causes of pupil stress.